We all know that pest control is a necessity for a pest-free home. But what about pest prevention? Keeping your home pest-free doesn’t have to be difficult if you follow these four crucial tips.

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Keep A Clean House

Keep your home pest free by keeping it clean. Use a vacuum and/or mop to regularly clear out any possible pest habitats in areas like under the stove, refrigerator or behind furniture.

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Take Out the Trash

Remove organic waste from trash cans daily to keep pests away from that food source.  Do not let trash overflow in your home and take it out regularly to prevent pests from attempting to enter your home.

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No Cracks In the Armor

Don’t let pests damage your home by keeping windows, screens and doors in good condition. Keep them away from your house using sealants around cracks to block any entry points for pests. This is especially important when it comes to the bottom of doorways where they can get in under a gap or through a space in the threshold.

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Nature Has Some Answers

Use a pest deterrent to keep pests away from your home. Try using natural repellents like peppermint oil or citronella oil near doorways and windows, as well as an indoor perimeter spray around the basement and exterior doors.  – Planting certain types of plants can also help as well.


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